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Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche

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Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche

There's nothing quite like a bit of refreshing ceviche on a sunny, warm day to help cool things down a bit. This shrimp and scallop version takes on the simple flavors of lemon and lime, dressed up with mango, jicama, and jalapeño for a bit of heat.

Ingredients

  • 4 lemons, skinned, seeded, and diced finely
  • 4 limes, skinned, seeded, and diced finely
  • 1/2 Cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 Cup lime juice
  • 1 Pound scallop, diced finely
  • 1 Pound peeled and deveined raw shrimp, diced finely
  • 1/2 Pound jicama, peeled and diced finely
  • 1/4 Pound red onion, diced finely
  • 1/2 Pound Roma tomato, cored and diced finely
  • 1 Ounce jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 Pound mango, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1/2 Ounce cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons hot sauce, preferably Cholula
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Pound avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • Tortilla chips, for serving

Directions

In a large bowl or container, combine the first 6 ingredients. Gently press the shrimp and scallop down so that they are covered in the juices. Cover with a lid and place in the refrigerator to marinate for 12-24 hours.

Then, place the next 6 ingredients in a stainless steel mixing bowl. Drain the excess juice from the shrimp and scallop mixture using a fine-meshed sieve and add the mixture to the bowl. Mix well using a rubber spatula.

Lastly, add the remaining ingredients and mix gently to avoid breaking down the avocado. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.